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Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel

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Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
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Overview of Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel

Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel

4.5 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
Map
61 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London, England, SW7 4PE

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNatural History Museum7 min walk
  • Popular LocationHyde Park15 min walk
  • Popular LocationKensington Palace16 min walk
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)30 min drive

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About this area

London

Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel is located in London City Centre, a neighborhood in London, and is in a shopping district and near a metro station. Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Royal Albert Hall and Buckingham Palace. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at O2 Arena or Wembley Stadium. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient to public transportation: Gloucester Road Underground Station is just steps away and South Kensington Underground Station is 10 minutes by foot.

What's nearby

  • Natural History Museum - 7 min walk
  • Science Museum - 11 min walk
  • Royal Albert Hall - 12 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 15 min walk
  • Kensington Palace - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Gloucester Road Underground Station - 1 min walk
  • West Brompton Station - 19 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 34 min drive

Restaurants

  • ASK Italian - 2 min walk
  • Stanhope Arms - 2 min walk
  • Four Winters - 2 min walk
  • Bombay Brasserie - 2 min walk
  • Nando's - 3 min walk

About this property

Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel

4.5-star luxury hotel near Hyde Park
Close to Natural History Museum, Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel provides dry cleaning/laundry services, a bar, and a gym. The onsite brasserie, SW7 Brasserie & Bar, features brunch. Free in-room WiFi and a 24-hour business center are available to all guests.
Additional perks include:
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), express check-out, and organic produce
  • Concierge services, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station
  • Luggage storage, tour/ticket assistance, and smoke-free premises
  • Guest reviews say good things about the helpful staff and proximity to public transit
Room features
All 81 rooms feature comforts such as premium bedding and laptop-compatible safes, as well as perks like free WiFi and air conditioning.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Recycling and LED light bulbs
  • Bathrooms with eco-friendly toiletries and tubs or showers
  • HDTVs with digital channels
  • Electric kettles, heating, and daily housekeeping

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Stay Safe with Meliá (Meliá)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–noon: GBP 18 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • SW7 Brasserie & Bar

Things to do

  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (76 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms - 3

Outdoors

  • Organic produce

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • LED light bulbs
  • Phone
  • Recycling

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification.
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival.
This property does not permit name changes on reservations. The name on the booking must match the name of the guest who is checking in and staying at the property; photo ID is required.
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival.
This property does not permit name changes on reservations. The name on the booking must match the name of the guest who is checking in and staying at the property; photo ID is required.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 25.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 18 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates)
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

Rydges Kensington London Hotel
Rydges Hotel London Kensington
Hotel London Kensington managed Meliá
Rydges London Kensington
Hotel London Rydges
Rydges
Rydges Kensington London England
Rydges Kensington London Hotel London
Rydges Kensington Plaza London
Rydges London
London Kensington managed Meliá
Hotel Rydges Kensington Plaza
Melia London Kensington
Hotel London Kensington managed by Melia
Hotel London Kensington managed by Meliá
Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel Hotel
Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel London
Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel Hotel London

Frequently asked questions

Is Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel?

As of Nov 30, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel on Dec 18, 2022 start from $262.48, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel?

Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel doesn't offer parking.

What time is check-in at Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel?

Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).

Where is Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel located?

Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Science Museum. Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park are also within 1 mi (2 km). Gloucester Road Underground Station is only a 2-minute walk and South Kensington Underground Station is 10 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Melia London Kensington a Melia Collection Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

8.8

Excellent

Rating 10 - Excellent. 36 out of 59 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 61%
Rating 8 - Good. 17 out of 59 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 29%
Rating 6 - Okay. 2 out of 59 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 3%
Rating 4 - Poor. 4 out of 59 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 7%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 0 out of 59 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 0%

9.4/10

Cleanliness

9.4/10

Staff & service

8.6/10

Amenities

8.9/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.2/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Good

Gemma
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very small toilet and bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

jill
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A perfect location to stay in southwest London handy for museums, shopping, easy public transportation. As a solo traveler I felt very safe and loved the convenience of buses, tubes and walking. I deliberately booked a single room knowing I wasn’t planning to be in it much over a 24 hour period. I loved the efficiency of the space which was small and beautifully decorated - a little jewel that was just the right size and budget. Staff could not have been more welcoming and helpful, ill definitely come back here.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Susan
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I was the perfect location for us. comfortable, convenient and just what we wanted for a quick visit to London
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Raphael
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I was delighted by my brief stay here. The building is situated in classic Kensington architecture but is as modern and elegant as any of its high luxury peers. The staff is very attentive and the quality of the room is worth the price.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

justin
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Marcia
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful historic property with great helpful staff!!
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Helen
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The cleanliness and staff were excellent. Very confortable stay. Staff couldnt have fone more. So efficient and our room was spotless. Tube station across road great.
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

Verified traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A lovely hotel, sound proofing could be better
The hotel is in an amazing location, just across from Gloucester Road tube station and walking distance from lots of attractions. There are also plenty of places to eat and drink nearby. The hotel staff were very friendly and we were given a glass of cava at check in. The room decoration was stylish and very clean and tidy. The room got warm quickly though and I felt that the air conditioner could have been cooler. It was also quite noisy so you had to turn it off at night. I would suggest bringing earplugs if you are a light sleeper. The road outside could be noisy. Didn't help that there was a burst water pipe across from the hotel (which had been getting worked on since the day we arrived and the hole was open the 3 nights we were there) and workmen decided to dig a 2nd hole at 11.45pm on the last night of our stay. No idea why. It was then filled in at 8am the next morning! The noise was horrendous and went on for 45minutes. We could also hear a lot of noise from the room above. It sounded as though the people in it were throwing their suitcases around their room! So the sound proofing isn't so great. The bed was comfy though. Breakfast was nice as was the coffee. We weren't asked how our stay was when we checked out so couldn't pass on our annoyance with the noise (although i do understand it wasn't the hotels fault but do think they could offer earplugs in their rooms to avoid guests being disturbed by outside noise/noise from other rooms).
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

Robert
Business traveler, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel is clean and friendly located in a great area. Its probably due for a refresh as the decor is fairly out of date particularly given the rates they charge. Nevertheless, I'd stay there again.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent

Danny
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022